An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced PA to support the Head in every aspect of his role at King Edward VI School and to ensure the smooth running of the Head’s Office. You will respond to phone calls, enquiries and requests in a manner that supports the Head and enhances the reputation of the school. It is a diverse role that includes liaison with staff, senior leaders, parents and pupils and the organisation of key events such as Carol Service, Thanksgiving, concerts and Sports Day.
You will be articulate, presentable, professional and personable in your approach and be skilled in building relationships. We are looking for an organised individual with excellent attention to detail. You will have experience of prioritising your workload in a busy environment. You will be a confident communicator and have the ability to adapt to changing priorities. Experience of working in a school environment in a similar role would be a distinct advantage.
King Edward’s offers a range of benefits including Private Medical Insurance, Health Cash Plan, contributory pension scheme and a reduction in school fees.
Please note, the hours for this role are 8.15am - 5.30pm Monday to Thursday, 8.15am - 5.00pm Friday with one hour for lunch. There may be periods of time when additional hours are required to complete the necessary tasks.
A full job description and application form are available on our website via the Apply link or contact Roz Read, HR Assistant at firstname.lastname@example.org or 02380 704561.
CVs are not an acceptable alternative to the school application form.
Closing date: 9am Friday 26 July 2019
Interview date: w/c 29 July 2019
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children; applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with the Disclosure & Barring Service and past employers.